US Top 40 Singles Week Ending 20th February, 1971

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TW LW TITLE-Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart

1 1 ONE BAD APPLE –•– The Osmonds (MGM)-8 (2 weeks at #1)
2 2 KNOCK THREE TIMES –•– Dawn (Bell)-14
3 3 ROSE GARDEN –•– Lynn Anderson (Columbia)-13
4 4 I HEAR YOU KNOCKING –•– Dave Edmunds (MAM)-9
5 11 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND –•– Gordon Lightfoot (Reprise)-9
6 10 MAMA’S PEARL –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4
7 7 GROOVE ME –•– King Floyd (Chimneyville)-18
8 15 SWEET MARY –•– Wadsworth Mansion (Sussex)-9
9 14 MR. BOJANGLES –•– The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (Liberty)-14
10 5 LONELY DAYS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-12

11 12 WATCHING SCOTTY GROW –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-9
12 23 AMOS MOSES –•– Jerry Reed (RCA)-17
13 8 YOUR SONG –•– Elton John (Uni)-13
14 21 (Theme From) “LOVE STORY” –•– Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA)-6
15 18 AMAZING GRACE –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-11
16 6 MY SWEET LORD / ISN’T IT A PITY –•– George Harrison (Apple)-13
17 24 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN / HEY TONIGHT –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-4
18 9 IF I WERE YOUR WOMAN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-13
19 13 ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER –•– The 5th Dimension (Bell)-18
20 19 IT’S IMPOSSIBLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-15

21 17 STONEY END –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-17
22 39 FOR ALL WE KNOW –•– The Carpenters (A&M)-3
23 16 REMEMBER ME –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-9
24 43 SHE’S A LADY –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-3
25 42 ME AND BOBBY McGEE –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-4
26 31 TEMPTATION EYES –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-9
27 27 (Do the) PUSH AND PULL (Part 1) –•– Rufus Thomas (Stax)-10
28 29 LET YOUR LOVE GO –•– Bread (Elektra)-8
29 51 JUST MY IMAGINATION (Running Away With Me) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3
30 30 PRECIOUS PRECIOUS –•– Jackie Moore (Atlantic)-12

31 28 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW / THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9
32 37 PROUD MARY –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Liberty)-4
33 35 DON’T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6
34 20 WE GOTTA GET YOU A WOMAN –•– Runt (Todd Rundgren) (Ampex)-15
35 26 BORN TO WANDER –•– Rare Earth (Rare Earth)-11
36 36 JODY’S GOT YOUR GIRL AND GONE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-6
37 57 DOESN’T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED –•– The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and Featuring David Cassidy) (Bell)-2
38 22 LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH –•– Stephen Stills (Atlantic)-11
39 49 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Sammi Smith (Mega)-6
40 40 YOUR TIME TO CRY –•– Joe Simon (Spring)-10

OFF THE CHARTS

42 32 SOMEBODY’S WATCHING YOU / STANGA –•– Little Sister (Stone Flower)-11
48 38 GET UP, GET INTO IT, GET INVOLVED (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-8

POWER PLAYS

41 41 BURNING BRIDGES –•– The Mike Curb Congregation (MGM)-12
43 59 CRIED LIKE A BABY –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-2
44 44 JUST SEVEN NUMBERS (Can Straighten Out My Life) –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-5
45 46 D.O.A. –•– Bloodrock (Capitol)-8
46 47 THEME FROM “LOVE STORY” –•– Francis Lai with His Orchestra (Paramount)-4
47 48 WHEN I’M DEAD AND GONE –•– McGuinness Flint (Capitol)-7
49 50 I’M SO PROUD –•– The Main Ingredient (RCA)-11

DEBUTING THIS WEEK

81 — WHAT’S GOING ON –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1
82 — OYE COMO VA –•– Santana (Columbia)-1
85 — FREE –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1
90 — EIGHTEEN –•– Alice Cooper (Warner Brothers)-1
91 — YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1
92 — DO ME RIGHT –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Westbound)-1
95 — TULSA –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-1
99 — I DON’T KNOW HOW TO LOVE HIM –•– Helen Reddy (Capitol)-1